Common

 

 

Faculty of Management Studies

Master of Business Administration

Sem.-III

Subject Code: 1MS2020391

Subject Title: Application of Statistical Software in Management

(Non-Credit Course)

1.   Course Objectives and Outline:

The objective of the course is to expose students to various applications of statistical softwares in management. The course will apply learning of quantitative knowledge in use of statistical software. Various applications of analytical tools will be discussed and outputs to shall be used to interpret and report the results.

  

2.   Teaching Scheme (Hours per week)

Lecture (Hrs.)

Tutorial

Practical

Credit

Evaluation Scheme (Marks)

Total

University Assessment

Internal Assessment

-

2

2

-

-

-

-

 

3.   Course Pedagogy

Pedagogy for this course includes Expert sessions, demonstrations and workshops. Group of students have to perform team activities under the guidance of their allotted faculty mentor. Hands on session on computer will enable students to understand the applications of various softwares.

4. Suggested Readings

a.      Books

Sr.  No.

Books

1

Doing Data Analysis with SPSS; by Robert Carver; Thomson Brooks

2

Microsoft Excel 2013 – Data Analysis and Business Modeling; by Wayne L Winston; Microsoft press

3

Time Series Data Analysis Using EViews; by I. Gusti Ngurah Agung; Wiley pubication

 

5.  Evaluation of students 

This being a non-credit course, students shall not be evaluated on the basis of traditional examination. For successful completion of the course, students have to complete all the assignments and obtain “S” (satisfactory) grade from their faculty mentor(s). A student obtaining “U” (unsatisfactory) grade has to repeat the course in the next immediate semester and has to obtain “S” grade.

 

Subject Code: 1MS2020312

Subject Title: Entrepreneurship and Business Law

1.   Course Objectives and Outline:

The objective of the syllabus is to develop conceptual understanding among students pertaining to topic and comprehend the environment of making of an Entrepreneur. Specific topics to be covered in the subject are as follows:

·         Entrepreneurship Concept

·         Government policy to promote entrepreneurship in India.

·         Business laws

  

2.   Teaching Scheme (Hours per week)

Lecture (Hrs.)

Tutorial

Practical

Credit

Evaluation Scheme (Marks)

Total

University Assessment

Internal Assessment

4

-

-

4

60 Marks

40 Marks

100 Marks

 

3.   Syllabus

Module No.

Contents

Total Hours

Weight

1

Meaning, Definition and concept of Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurship Development, Factors affecting Entrepreneurship, Problems of Entrepreneurship, Concept of Social Enterprise and Social Entrepreneurship, Rural Entrepreneurship, Family Business Entrepreneurship, Reasons of Entrepreneurial Failure, Essentials to Avoid Unsuccessful Entrepreneurship

12

25%

2

Role of Government in promoting Entrepreneurship, MSME policy in India, Institutional support from various agencies to entrepreneurs. Business Startup in India: Government  Initiative, overview of Startup policy, Gujarat-New Scheme for Incentive to Industries (General) 2016-2021, Initiatives to promote innovation among students by government (Startup India Learning Program, Spark-up Idea Fund program etc.)

12

25%

3

Indian Companies Act 2015: Salient Features of the New Act, The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881: As Amended by The Negotiable Instruments (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2002: Concept of N.I (Promissory Note, Bill of Exchange & Cheque), Dishonor of Negotiable Instrument

12

25%


4

Goods and Service Tax Act, 2016 (Basic Understanding)  The Competition Act, 2002: Competition meaning, objectives and its extent and applicability, Competition Commission of India, Areas affecting competition Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999: Exports, Imports and Foreign Funds under Deferred Payment, ECB route, loans and export remittance and import remittances Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) - Introduction, their major types like Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Industrial designs, etc. and Important provisions of IPR

12

25%

 

4.   Course Pedagogy

The pedagogy of the subject involves Lectures, Case Discussions, and Real Life Business Scenarios. Students will be given group tasks and assignments.

5. Suggested Readings

a.      Books

1

“Entrepreneurship”  by Robert  D. Hisrich, Michael P Peters and Dean A Sheperd , Tata McGraw Hill  

2

“Handbook of  New Entrepreneurs” by P C Jain, Pearson Education

3

“Essentials of  Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management”  by T W Zimmerer and N M Scarborough, Prentice Hall

4

Legal aspects of Business, By Ravindra Kumar, Cengage Publication

5

Business Law For Management, By K. R. Bulchandani, Himalaya Publication

6

Business Legislation for Management, By M C Kuchhal & Vivek Kuchhal, Vikas Publishing

 

b.      Journals/Magazines

·         International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business

·         The Journal of Entrepreneurship – Sage Journals

·         Journal of ENTREPRENEURSHIP, MANAGEMENT and INNOVATION

 

c.       Web links:

·         http://www.startupindia.gov.in

·         http://ic.gujarat.gov.in/documents/news/24-01-2017-18-36-05scheme-for-incentive-to-industries-2016-to-2021.pdf

·         http://www.startupindia.gov.in/learning-development/

·         http://icreate.org.in/spark_up

 

 

6.      Evaluation Scheme

 

Sr. No.

Component

Weight

1

University Examination

60%

2

Internal Assessment

-Depending on the need and objectives of the subject, internal assessment should include minimum three of the following sub-components;

Class Test, Quiz, Assignments, Case Presentation, Class Participation, Projects, Team/Individual Assignments.

-The weightage of a sub-component should not exceed 50% of internal assessment component weight.

- The bifurcation of sub-components shall be communicated by the instructor before commencement of the academic sessions.

40%

Subject Code:1MS2020311

Subject Title: Strategic Management

1.   Course Objectives and Outline:

This course on strategic management explores the basic concepts of strategy and the essential of strategy formulation and implementation. It also focuses on systematic analysis of environment, firm’s strengths and weaknesses, and put them together into a unique strategy.

 

2.   Teaching Scheme (Hours per week)

Lecture (Hrs.)

Tutorial

Practical

Credit

Evaluation Scheme (Marks)

Total

University Assessment

Internal Assessment

4

-

-

4

60 Marks

40 Marks

100 Marks

 

 

3.   Syllabus

Module No.

Contents

Total Hours

Weight

1

Strategic Inputs: Understanding strategic management, Competitiveness, Models of above- average returns, External Environmental analysis, Internal environmental analysis.

12

25%

2

Formulation of Strategic Actions: Business level strategy, Competitive rivalry and dynamics, Corporate level strategy, Strategic acquisition and restructuring, Global strategy

12

25%

3

Implementation of Strategic Actions: Matching organization structure and strategy, strategic leadership and organizational culture, Entrepreneurial implications for strategy

12

25%

4

Strategic Controls: Operational Controls, Strategic Controls, Corporate governance and ethics, Balance scorecards, Management of Change, Measurement of Performance

12

25%

 

 

4.   Course Pedagogy

The pedagogy of the subject involves Lectures, Case Discussions, and Real Life Business Scenarios. Students will be given group tasks and assignments. In Movie based learning, students will watch a movie based on management concept and shall be required to submit an assignment which will be part of their continuous evaluation process.

 

5.   Suggested Readings

a.      Books

1

Strategic Management: A South Asian Perspective; by Hitt, Ireland, Hoskisson, Manikutty; Cengage Learning

2

Crafting and Executing Strategy: The Quest for Competitive Advantage – Concept and Cases;  by Thompson, Strickland, Gamble and Jain; Tata McGraw Hill

3

Contemporary Strategic Management; by Robert grant; Wiley India Pvt. Ltd

 

b.      Journals/Magazines

·         South Asian Journal of Management, By The Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia.

·         Harvard Business Review

·         Vikalpa – A Journal for Decision Makers, IIM Ahmedabad

·         Business World / Business Today/ Economic Times/ Business Standard

 

6.   Evaluation Scheme

 

Sr. No.

Component

Weight

1

University Examination

* For the written examination, the open book examination may be opted by the paper setter appropriately

 

60%

2

Internal Assessment

-Depending on the need and objectives of the subject, internal assessment should include minimum three of the following sub-components;

Class Test, Quiz, Assignments, Case Presentation, Class Participation, Projects, Team/Individual Assignments.

-The weightage of a sub-component should not exceed 50% of internal assessment component weight.

-The bifurcation of sub-components shall be communicated by the instructor before commencement of the academic sessions.

40%

 

 

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